Staunton Choral Society

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Bio

Dr. Raymond Hebert, Director  

Raymond received his Bachelor of Music in voice from Biola University in California and his Master of Music in Choral Conducting from San Francisco State University.  He has recently completed of his DMA in Conducting and Theory from the University of South Carolina.  After having directed church and community choruses for many years, he looks forward to joining the Staunton Choral Society and becoming part of the music life in the Shenandoah Valley.  He and his wife, Hope, were drawn here by its beauty, hospitality, and rich cultural history.


Cameron Pampus, Assistant Director


Cameron is a graduate of Seton Hill University, with his Bachelors Degree of Music in Music Education, with emphasis on voice. He is a student of Dr. Curt Scheib. Prior to his time in Virginia he was the Assistant Conductor of the Westmoreland Choral Society, and the Director of the Westmoreland Children's Chorus. Cameron worked as the Assistant Conductor for Seton Hill’s Chamber Choir ‘Una Voce’.  He was also a choral scholar, baritone soloist, and section leader at the First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg, PA. Cameron also served as the Director of Music Ministries at Harrold Zion Lutheran Church in Greensburg, PA. As a soloist Cameron has performed along side the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, The Westmoreland Choral Society, the Beesontown Singers, and the River City Brass Band. Besides his work as a singer and conductor, Cameron currently gives guitar, vocal, and piano lessons. Cameron lives in Charlottesville and teaches at Our Neighborhood Child Development Center, Inc.




Jihye Lovelace, Accompanist 


Jihye is an accomplished piano teacher and concert pianist.  She is a graduate of Korea Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Piano.  She also undertook Master’s Studies in South Korea at Hyupsong University.  She was the Worship Pianist at Christiansburg Church of the Nazarene in Christiansburg, VA and has been a member of the Blacksburg Master Chorale. We welcome Jihye and her husband, Jason, to Staunton and the Staunton Choral Society.



Staunton Choral Society
P.O. Box 2793
Staunton, VA 24402